‘Black widow’ appears in court

2012-02-20 14:19

A 31-year-old woman has appeared in the Mankweng Magistrates Court in Limpopo for allegedly killing her husband.

The matter was postponed to February 28 for a bail application, said police Constable Moses Molepo.

Borchas Maake reportedly shot James Maake during an argument on Saturday at about 2pm in Thoka village, near Polokwane, after accusing him of cheating.

Maake allegedly shot her husband three times with an unlicensed firearm.

The 45-year-old man was taken to hospital where he was declared dead on arrival, said Molepo.
Maake was arrested on Saturday shortly after the shooting.

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